One person has died as a result of a crash that occurred just south of Foxton at 6:35pm.
Police are working to identify the deceased person and locate next of kin.
Two patients remain in Wellington Hospital in a critical condition.
Diversions remain in place and the Serious Crash Unit is investigating.
“Serious crash, Foxton”
Police have reported three people are critically injured after a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 1, just south of Foxton, at 6:35pm tonight.
The road is currently closed and diversions are in place.
Police ask that motorists in the area be patient and expect delays.
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.